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Utawala ,off Eastern By-pass,Nairobi, Mount Kenya National Park 10400, Kenya
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“sirimon route” (54 reviews)
“point lenana” (63 reviews)
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Utawala ,off Eastern By-pass,Nairobi, Mount Kenya National Park 10400, Kenya
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"sirimon route"
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"point lenana"
in 63 reviews
"his team"
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"day trek"
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"from start to finish"
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"my friend"
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"sleeping bag"
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"national park"
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"an amazing experience"
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"great trip"
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"great company"
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"these guys"
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"flora and fauna"
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"five days"
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"altitude sickness"
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"high altitude"
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"making sure"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing 5 day experience climbing Mount Kenya with Equatorial star. We were looked after by Duncan, our guide, who was superb in helping us navigate up the changing terrain, pointing out some great scenery, natural rock formations, animal and plant life along...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The professionalism and expertise of this company is superb. My husband and I climb Mount Kenya a couple of weeks ago and were as impressed with the mountain as with the team Ben Ngorge put together. His staff is what truly made this experience so...More

1  Thank Monickv76
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us did the Mount Kenya trek in June 2018 with Peter Mburu’s company (High Peaks Trekking & Safaris). We are amateur hikers with average physical fitness. We followed the Sirimon-Chagoria route via Lenana Peak and covered it in 4 days. In retrospect, one...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely entrance gate, sponsored by the European Union, is being built. Roads inside were in a good condition, but during our afternoon drive we only saw 3 zebras and two deer. Mt Kenya was only visible for 45 minutes, since it was a cloudy...More

Thank ernstuken
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were picked up at our hotel, The Fairmont Norfolk, downtown Nairobi, and started out on a three and a half hour drive down the road to a city, Nanyuki, where our guide Julius Kinuthia stalked up on supplies, and then we proceeded out to...More

Thank Jonny K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just came back from mount Kenya. I had a 5 day trip: 1 day - transfer from Nairobi, start at Sirimon gate, night at Old Moses camp at 3300. Most beautiful sunrise in my life. 2 day - 14 km to Shipman camp at...More

2  Thank Victoria K
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Awesome 5 day trek with John and crew! We ascended sirimon and descended chogoria with a rest day at shipton camp. I HIGHLY recommend taking the extra day, most other people did a 4 day trek and looked reallly beat. Food was great, consummate professional,...More

Thank Morgan G
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

Just returned from a trip to GotoKenya mt Kenya climb. My plannning was done with Evans who was well organized and flexible with my itenarry. It is always a great start when the guide Josephat was waiting for me at the hotel in Nairobi as...More

Thank warrensutherland2018
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

Extending a business trip to Mombasa Kenya, I decided to undertake a 5-day trek up Mount Kenya. After conducting adequate research, I hired a guide and his team, including a porter and chef, to lead the trip ... and I'm glad I did; I simply...More

1  Thank riyulo575760
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

Having lived in a near distance to this wonderful God made beauty. I took the liberty to join work colleagues in Feb 2018 to trek up to point Lenana. The trip came with it own share of wonderful challenges. From trekking for more than 15...More

1  Thank Waithaka_Waley
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FunBunOnTheRun
June 12, 2018|
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Response from BeckyBecky78 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as I’m a solo trekker, with 1 guide and a porter who also double up cook, us150 a day .
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February 10, 2018|
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Response from cristina.lussiana | Reviewed this property |
We did it in 4 days with no problem at all and we are not expert hikers. We left Nairobi on Day 1 and got back to Nairobi on Day 4 for lunch. Totally doable. If you are very stretched, you can do it in 3 days, because the... More
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Daisy R
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Response from Aidan M | Reviewed this property |
I have climbed the mountain two times, we are just coming out of rainy season now in Kenya which is due to end mid July, when you go up it should be dry but the mountain can get to minus degrees at night, I would certainly... More
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